Stopbank overtopping due to the exceptionally swollen state of the Piako and Waitoa rivers in eastern Waikato is continuing today as high rainfall levels contin
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Waikato Regional Council is reminding farmers they can call in for advice about any river level or surface flooding issues following the recent heavy rain.
Flood protection assets overall have performed well in the heavy rain that’s swept through the region, says Waikato Regional Council.
As the last weekend of the summer boating season approaches, Waikato Regional Council’s Maritime Services are strongly urging water users not to head out on the
The Waikato Civil Defence group emergency management office in Hamilton is monitoring weather-related developments around the region closely, ready to support l
Waikato region residents are being urged to exercise caution on the roads, be aware of the potential for flooding hazards and move stock to higher ground where
Barry Quayle has been elected to Waikato Regional Council according to preliminary results in the Hamilton by-election.
Waikato residents urged to prepare for possible flooding and damaging high winds with the expected arrival of complex weather systems over the next few days.
Bus passengers in nine regions will have improved ticketing by June next year.
Raglan residents are set to catch a new wave of upgraded bus services from 18 April.
A new wave of regional bus services coming in this month, involving 12 brand new vehicles, will bring better services.
Bigger, better and brand new buses are being used for Morrinsville, Paeroa and Te Aroha services under new contracts kicking in this month.
Larger passenger buses equipped with extra commuter-friendly equipment are due to start operating on the Hamilton-Ngāruawāhia-Huntly run from next month.
Farmers in the Piako River catchment are being warned to be careful where they put their stock, with concerns that some riverside areas may still flood despite
Waikato Regional Council is alerting farms alongside the Piako River that overtopping of some stopbanks is expected, resulting in floodwaters getting into paddo
Tight management of flows out of Lake Karapiro last night helped prevent more significant flooding through Hamilton city and the lower Waikato River catchment
Waikato Regional Council is calling for registrations of interest for five independent commissioners to sit on a panel to hear submissions on Healthy Rivers/Wai
People are being urged to stay alert for rising river levels and potential flooding even though the recent bad weather has finished in the Waikato and the sun i
Waikato residents are being urged to stay on the alert till at least tomorrow morning as heavy rain continues to drench the wider region.
An application for judicial review of Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1, sought by Horticulture NZ and others, has now been withdr